Congressman Pete Olson

Representing the 22nd District of Texas

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Aug 4, 2015 Op-Ed


Protecting life and stopping Planned Parenthood
By Rep. Pete Olson 08/04/2015 - 10:18 AM CT

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Aug 4, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) recently joined with 54 of his House colleagues to urge the Justice Department to appoint an independent counsel to investigate the recent undercover footage of senior officials at Planned Parenthood casually discussing the manipulation of abortion techniques and bartering over the price of harvested organs.

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Jul 30, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today introduced legislation to restore congressional authority over immigration enforcement actions by the U.S.

Jul 30, 2015 Op-Ed

Protecting religious liberty
By Rep. Pete Olson 07/30/2015 - 5:00 AM ET
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Jul 29, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today voted to bring increased accountability and transparency to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Olson co-sponsored and voted for H.R. 1994, the VA Accountability Act, which will grant the VA Secretary more authority to remove any VA employee based on poor performance or misconduct. The bill passed the House by a vote of 256 to 170.

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Jul 28, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today voted in support of greater accountability in issuing federal regulations.  Olson co-sponsored and voted for H.R. 427, the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act, a bill that would require congressional approval on any federal regulations with potential economic costs of $100 million or more.

Jul 28, 2015 Op-Ed

Say 'no deal' to the Iran Nuclear agreement
By Rep. Pete Olson (R-Texas) - 07/28/2015 9:00 AM ET
Jul 23, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today voted to restore law and order in almost 300 cities across America that have thwarted federal laws and provided safe havens for law breakers who entered the US illegally. Olson voted for H.R.

Jul 22, 2015 Press Release

Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) today applauded the Energy and Commerce Committee for taking an important first step on a comprehensive energy package known as the Architecture of Abundance. Included in this package is language from his bill, H.R. 1558, the Resolving Environmental and Grid Reliability Conflicts Act. Olson has long stressed the need to protect our nation's electric grid reliability.

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